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From Thursday 20 February 2020

Polaris – ‘The Death Of Me’

There appears to be something in the Australian water that helps produce solid bands. There’s a seemingly ever growing list of acts appearing from the land down under, all of them slaying audiences over the globe with effortlessly infectious songwriting, full of big riffs and even bigger

Tuesday 11 February 2020

Great American Ghost – ‘Power Through Terror’

Try to picture what it might sound like if Pantera, Slipknot, and Machine Head all had a bare knuckle fist fight with each other. The resulting inevitable chaos would be pretty close to how Great American Ghost sound. Comprising vocalist Ethan Harrison, guitarist Niko Gasparrini, bassist Joey

Monday 10 February 2020

LIVE: Sleep Token / Poisonous Birds / Bledig @ Islington Assembly Hall, London

If you know anything about Sleep Token, you know that their music is undeniably ceremonious. Birthed from a collective that are worshipping a deity themselves, the music is a product of their faith, each song acting as an offering and a display of their appreciation. Music this

Wednesday 05 February 2020

Sylosis – ‘Cycle Of Suffering’

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from Sylosis, but they’re finally back and just as loud and majestic as ever. The metal mammoths have been on a hiatus of sorts for the last few years, with lead vocalist, guitarist and founding member Josh Middleton taking a

Loathe – ‘I Let It In And It Took Everything’

If you’re reading this and you’re unaware of Loathe, you won’t be for much longer. The Liverpool quintet have been making seismic movements ever since their emergence back in 2015, earning themselves legions of supporters with highly acclaimed live performances and boundary-shattering music. As their cult-like fanbase

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Vukovi – ‘Fall Better’

Scottish natives Vukovi gave the alt-rock scene a stern shake back in 2017, dropping their debut self-titled record to rave reviews across the board. They perform on a seemingly effortless tightrope, with ballsy hard-hitting riffs and unapologetic pop-tinged vocals delivered with a level of intensity and clarity

Monday 13 January 2020

LIVE: Stray From The Path / The Devil Wears Prada / Loathe / Gideon @ O2 Academy Islington, London

If there’s one thing that everybody knows about Stray From The Path, it’s that they’re angry. They’re angry about politics, religion, racism, social injustice, abuse and homophobia, and a whole lot more. If Stray From The Path know anything about their audience, it’s that they’re angry too,

Friday 08 November 2019

LIVE: Killswitch Engage / Revocation / Tenside @ O2 Academy Brixton, London

Killswitch Engage, considered one of the driving forces behind the emergence of metalcore, are renowned for putting on a phenomenal live show. Never a band to lean too heavily on theatrics, they’ve always been animated showmen who display an intense ability to play with a seemingly impossible

Friday 01 November 2019

Counterparts – ‘Nothing Left To Love’

If you’re a metalcore fan and you aren’t aware of Counterparts yet, where have you been? They’re one of the driving forces behind the modern movement, spearheading the revival of the genre and inspiring a new wave of bands to follow in their footsteps. Their exquisite balance

Thursday 31 October 2019

Stray From The Path – ‘Internal Atomics’

If you’re into gigantic riffs, gurn-worthy bass, pounding drums, and intense, venomous vocal delivery, then you’ve come to the right place – Stray From The Path put a huge tick through all of those boxes. Hailing from New York and Derbyshire (I know, right?), the politically outraged